Serious crash claims one life, Careflight transports another


A Springfield woman was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon that Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said was the result of a driver failing to yield the right of way.

The crash happened just before 1 p.m. at the intersection of Folk Ream Road and Johnson Road in Clark County. The highway patrol said a 2008 Chrysler Pacifica was traveling north on Folk Ream when a 2003 Suzuki failed to yield the right of way while turning onto Folk Ream from Johnson.

The passenger in the Suzuki, 36-year-old Dianne Evans of Springfield, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Suzuki was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. The two people inside the Chrysler were treated at the scene, including a 12-year-old passenger.

The sheriff’s office, German Twp. police and fire and North Hampton rescue crews responded to the scene on Sunday.

Troopers will continue to investigate.



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